Pickles & Preserves

Pickled Grapes Celery and Fig Salad

Pickled Grapes Celery and Fig Salad

Pickled Grapes Celery and Fig Salad is quite an unusual combination for the salad but it really does work. I guess the only pain the neck in this recipe is to peel every single grape. Thus, I believe it is a ...

Blood Orange Pickled Fennel and Cabbage Salad

Blood Orange Pickled Fennel and Cabbage Salad

Blood Orange Pickled Fennel and Cabbage salad recipe was really an accident. I had a lot of oranges, I had cabbage and didn’t really know what to make. So, this is a very simple story of how I came ...

Vegan Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Vegan Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made out of salted and fermented vegetables, mainly the Napa cabbage, carrots and daikon. It has got a very strong garlicky smell and for that reason some people (especially in western world) don’t like it. I ...

Simple Pickled Radish

Simple Pickled Radish

Growing up I saw my grandma pickling a lot of stuff – gherkins, mushrooms, tomatoes. onions, garlic. So I had quite a good idea on how to make the standard pickling liquid or for instance, importance of sterilising the jars. I never, ...

Olive Oil Marinated Brie

Olive Oil Marinated Brie

Olive Oil Marinated Brie is just another way to serve this mouldy French soft cheese. Marinating adds some extra flavour and looks really appetizing on your dinner table. Good as a snack or starter with some crackers olives and pickles.   Bone ...

Homemade Sauerkraut

Homemade Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is finely shredded white cabbage fermented by various lactic acid bacteria. Sounds weird and not very appetising but believe me it is the best thing ever. Don’t bother to buy it in a supermarket as it’s not even close ...